Love in the Wild: Not Your Fairy Tale Reality Romance

For those seeking reality romance this summer, there are at least two that offer a healthy dose of competition when it comes to matter of the heart.  NBC’s Love in the Wild and ABC’s The Bachelorette both pit potential suitors against each other without apology; however, they do so using vastly different tactics. While one goes more the fairy tale romance route with exotic vacations and the promise of roses, the other opts to throw potential couples into nerve wracking and sometimes miserable situations to see if they crack or stick it out together.

Last summer’s surprise hit Love in the Wild takes a group of both men and women and pairs them up to compete as couples in "Survivor type" competitions to earn perks such as luxury accommodations and to avoid elimination.  Unlike the fun and games on The Bachelorette in which polo shirt wearing men race sail boats, the couples in Love in the Wild get down and dirty, climbing in snake pits and swimming to retrieve supplies in the ocean. Read More...


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